Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

Adrian Nicole LeBlanc is a journalist, author, MacArthur Fellow, and a Visiting Scholar at New York University. Adrian’s work has focused on the marginalized members of society: adolescents living in poverty, prostitutes, women in prison, etc. She provides underserved populations with a voice while skillfully illustrating the gritty experiences of hardships. Adrian is author of Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx published by Scribner in 2004, which chronicles the day-to-day realities of urban poverty.